Motown Gospel Bows, Signs CeCe Winans and Taps Aaron Lindsey for A&R Post
Iconic hitmaker Motown Records has entered in a joint venture with EMI Gospel to form Motown Gospel. The label makes it debut tonight in Los Angeles with a showcase featuring Smokie Norful, Kierra Sheard, Tasha Cobbs and Tye Tribbett.
EMI Gospel label veteran Ken Pennell will oversee day to day operations and Grammy award winning songwriter/producer Aaron Lindsay has been tapped to serve as VP of A&R. In its first act, the label signed multi award winner CeCe Winans whose project is slated for a 2014 release. Tribett, Norful and Sheard all have releases scheduled for 2013.